In a statement, CSSC it had struck an agreement with the Maritime Safwty Administration on 15 June in Beijing and will work on smart traffic management systems and smart detection and monitoring technologies.
They will also jointly develop smart shipping development plans, conduct smart shipping related technology test verification and demonstration applications, and promote the construction of smart shipping supervision systems.
Additionally, they will also explore environmentally-friendly technologies, including liquified natural gas (LNG) ships and new satellite navigation systems, polar-ready vessels and other high-end marine equipment.
The two parties also said that their cooperation will further strengthen the “information sharing of the global shipbuilding market” and promote the stable and healthy development of marine equipment manufacturing.
Vessels have increased in size quickly over the past ten years, as carriers look to maximise their resources and carry as much cargo as they can to meet growing global demand.